Boot Disk

Technology / Computers / Boot Disk: This refers to a diskette that is formatted to actually boot your computer from. They were created as a backup tool in case the normal boot method (hard disk) has failed.

Other Words for Boot

Boot Noun Synonyms: shoe, riding-boot, bootee
Boot Verb Synonyms: eject, expel, shove, propel, push, kick

Magnet Boot

Technology / Home Audio / Magnet Boot: A rubber or plastic cover for the magnet housing for protection or appearance, mostly the latter. MORE

Master Boot Record (MBR)

Technology / Computers / Master Boot Record (MBR): A small program that is executed when a computer boots up. Typically, the MBR resides on the first sector of the hard disk. The program begins the boot process by looking up the partition table to det MORE

Hard Disk

Technology / Computers / Hard Disk: High-capacity disk storage unit with a non-removable hard storage medium. The platters in a hard disk are normally made out of aluminum or glass and ceramic. MORE

Hard Boot

Technology / Computers / Hard Boot: A hard reboot (also known as a cold reboot) is when power to a computer is cycled (turned on and off) or a special reset signal to the processor is triggered (from a front panel switch of some sort). MORE

Floppy Disk

Technology / Computers / Floppy Disk: A removable disk using a flexible magnetic media in a plastic case. 3.5'' floppy disks are sometimes seen in modern computing, but are quickly being replaced as their predecessors were. MORE

Floppy Disks

Technology / Digital Cameras / Floppy Disks: Storage media for some digital cameras. MORE